Oct
28
2014

Zoghbi featured in The Vilcek Foundation newsletter

Dr. Huda Zoghbi, director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, is featured in the fall issue of The Vilcek Foundation Newsletter. The publication honors and supports foreign-born scientists who have made outstanding contributions to society in the United States. The article titled, “America’s Read More…

Oct
28
2014

West Campus anesthesia tech receives employee honor

Anesthesia Tech Kelly Urquico recently received the Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus “Best of the West” employee recognition award. The award is given out quarterly to employees who go above and beyond their normal job responsibilities. Urquico joined Texas Children’s in February 2011 just as the organization was preparing to open the West Campus. He Read More…

Oct
24
2014

CDC visits Texas Children’s to assess Ebola preparedness

Texas Children’s had the opportunity Thursday to show the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention firsthand how prepared we are to handle a suspected Ebola patient. Members of the CDC “Fast” team, which assesses readiness and provides feedback about any gaps in Ebola preparedness, visited both Main and West campuses. While there, the team met Read More…

Oct
21
2014

Texas Children’s actively screening patients for Ebola exposure

Bright red signs asking patients if they have traveled to West Africa in the past 21 days were posted around Texas Children’s Hospital more than a month ago when the Ebola outbreak overseas continued to escalate. A few weeks later, Thomas Duncan was diagnosed with Ebola at a Dallas hospital and later died. Duncan contracted Read More…

Oct
21
2014

Annual benefits enrollment coming soon

Annual benefits enrollment is right around the corner, but now is the time to learn about your options so you can make the best decision for you and your family. Enrollment this year will be from Thursday, October 30, through Friday, November 14. A newsletter highlighting your benefit options and some changes for 2015 will Read More…